Mr. Krabs' first dollar is the first dollar bill earned by Mr. Krabs. It appears in the episodes "Wet Painters," "Friend or Foe," and "Bottle Burglars," as well as the video game SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom.



  • Original version - The dollar looks like an ordinary dollar.
  • Patrick's version -
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    Patrick's version of the dollar

    Patrick drew on it with crayon and it looked nothing like a real dollar.

Role in series

"Wet Painters"

SpongeBob and Patrick get paint on it while painting the inside of Mr. Krabs' house. The two then try various methods to remove the permanent paint. Patrick later colors it to look like a dollar, which just ruins it further. However, Mr. Krabs is able to remove the paint with his saliva.

"Friend or Foe"

Mr. Krabs explains how he obtained his first dollar. He earned it when selling his first burger to the kids at the dump after Stinky Burgers shut down.

SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom

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"Bottle Burglars"

The dollar is one of the objects SpongeBob cleans on Cleaning Day.


  • There have been different stories about Mr. Krabs' first dollar.